Peter Brooks, keynote speaker in the effective uses of technology, offered an historical evaluation of various educational applications for teaching with technology with his interesting and quirky collection of images and associations.
Mike Collins, manager of Information Systems Services, spoke about the current rolling out of a list of technological changes. in progress in Otago Polytechnic 2008-09. This is an overview that both staff and students will be interested to read.
Andrew Sewell, an IT teacher at the college reviewed the range of technological tools he employs in the teaching Information technology. This comprehinsive list includes two programmes he designed.
Raewyn Lesa, nursing school introduced her technological teaching tool -a life sized patient Simulation Annie demonstrating both the application and the potential for future to develop incollaboration with IT developers.
Bronwyn Hegarty underlined the need to critically evaluate technological tools as an integral part of adopting and adapting these to professional practice.